TypeCraft: Collaborative Databasing and Resource Sharing for Linguists

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Provided by: RWTH Aachen University
Topic: Data Management
Format: PDF
In this paper, the authors present a linguistic application that uses web technologies to promote the reuse of research data in the form of Interlinear Glossed Text (IGT), which is a well-established data format within philology and the structural and generative fields of linguistics. Here they present the modules and procedures of the online database TypeCraft. IGT is a sought after commodity in NLP and an integral part of scholarly linguistic work. It not rarely represents the only structured data available for less-resourced or endangered languages.
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